Firecats Eleventh in Week One Poll PDF 
Wednesday, 25 March 2009 16:09
Estero, FL- The arenafootball2 (af2) Florida Firecats are ranked eleventh in the league coaches’ poll for week one of the season. Despite losing their home opener last weekend to South Georgia 54-53 in a kickoff classic, Florida rose into the top 16. The team was unranked in a preseason poll.

Week 1 Top 16
1 Spokane 328 (12)
2 Tennessee Valley 310 (5)
3 Tulsa 304 (3)
4 W-B/Scranton 301 (5)
5 Arkansas 209
6 Bossier-Shreveport 195
7 Green Bay 177
8 Central Valley 170
9 South Georgia 152
10 Manchester 141
11 Florida 136
12 Quad City 135
13 Oklahoma City 126
14 Boise 95
15 Amarillo 92
16 Kentucky 72

Each week during the season af2 coaches will vote for the Top 16 teams in the league by ranking them one through 16 on a ballot. Coaches are not allowed to vote for their own team and the poll results have no bearing on postseason qualification. The complete Top 16 is listed below. The number in parentheses indicates the number of first place votes the team received.

Florida travels to Albany, Georgia this week to play division rival South Georgia on March 28th in a rematch of the season opener. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30pm. The Firecats return home to Germain Arena on April 18th to play the Kentucky Horsemen.

2009 season tickets are on sale now with season-ticket packages starting as low as $108. Call 239-390-CATS (2287) to reserve your seats or visit the team online at